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Preference Monotonicity and Information Aggregation in Elections

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  • Sourav Bhattacharya
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    Paper provided by University of Pittsburgh, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 325.

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    Date of creation: May 2006
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    Cited by:
    1. Gabriele Gratton, 2013. "Pandering and Electoral Competition," Discussion Papers 2012-22B, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales.
    2. Laurent Bouton & Micael Castanheira, 2012. "One Person, Many Votes: Divided Majority and Information Aggregation," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 80(1), pages 43-87, 01.
    3. S. Ali & Navin Kartik, 2012. "Herding with collective preferences," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 51(3), pages 601-626, November.

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